"For those people who are completely satisfied with their insurance, if they don't go and re-enroll, they will automatically be re-enrolled in the plan that they're now in", said Doug O'Brien, Regional Director of the Department of Health and Human Services in Chicago. If you have any additional income; if you're collecting social security; if you're collecting unemployment.
Comparing this year to last year, however, should come with a bit of a caveat: The cumulative total for the first six weeks of the 2019 open-enrollment period (November 1, 2018, through December 8, 2018) is a day shorter than the first six week of the 2018 open-enrollment period (November 1, 2017, through December 9, 2017) because each week is measured Sunday through Saturday, CMS noted.
From Nov. 1 to December 8, roughly 32,275 Mainers either signed up for individual ACA insurance or actively renewed their policies - down 21 percent from 40,600 Mainers the previous year.
The deadline is Saturday at midnight, WBBM Newsradio's Rob Hart reports. Consumers can visit HealthCare.gov and CuidadodeSalud.gov to preview 2019 plans and prices and sign up for coverage today. They contended that overturning the law would throw millions off health insurance rolls by reversing Medicaid expansion, ending tax credits that help people and empowering insurers to once again deny coverage based on pre-existing conditions.
For the very first time since Healthcare.gov started offering coverage, average premium rates for a benchmark silver plan in 2019 have gone down across the 39 states that use the federal platform.
Gunman killed in shootout
Two people have been killed and another 11 wounded after a shooting in Strasbourg , eastern France , the BBC reports. Strasbourg's usually busy streets were eerily empty on Thursday morning, with a heavy police and military presence.
'Gilets jaunes' gather in Paris for fifth weekend
Macron also remained defiant and said he would not reinstate the wealth tax but would fight tax fraud. He insisted he had heard the protesters' concerns and defended his promises to speed up tax relief.
Ivorian leaves Olympiakos after playing only five matches
The 35-year-old moved to Athens after leaving Manchester City when his contract expired at the end of last season. This was Toure's second spell with Olympiacos having spent a year with them during the 2005-06 season.
We are encouraging consumers who need health insurance to join the millions of people who have gone to HealthCare.gov and found health insurance. More than 80 percent of Arizona consumers qualify for federal subsidies that will reduce the cost of their insurance even further.
Consumers can enroll online at HealthCare.gov or by reaching the federal call center at 1-800-318-2596.
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Coverage takes effect January 1. In South Carolina, signups are down about 4 percent. Sign-ups for plans often referred to as "Obamacare" were down last week by 11.7 percent, or 546,000, compared to past year, according to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.